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Author Topic: GE dryer DX4500EGCWW thin wire missing on element.Still works well.  (Read 999 times)

Offline mdniswan50

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Question is heating wire on the inside.I have another heating element the wire not there.The thin wire goes over and wrap to other wire.The id drying like should is this going to be a problem.

Offline 100 td

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Re: GE dryer DX4500EGCWW thin wire missing on element.Still works well.
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2021, 08:02:16 PM »
You may be able to see clearly, but I expects others can't!

Offline Cascade

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Re: GE dryer DX4500EGCWW thin wire missing on element.Still works well.
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2021, 09:39:48 PM »
It's not a great picture but I would suspect that is the way this dryer was manufactured. The common for the dual element is the double line. The empty slot is for other models that take different wiring of the element assembly.

Offline Thorning

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Re: GE dryer DX4500EGCWW thin wire missing on element.Still works well.
« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2021, 01:23:35 AM »
Have you plugged this unit into the outlet ? Does it heat properly ?  If it heats properly it should be OK and I agree with Cascade.

Offline Blaiser

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Re: GE dryer DX4500EGCWW thin wire missing on element.Still works well.
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2021, 04:26:56 AM »
Here is the correct element WE11M23 for that Dryer and a link to what it should look like.


https://www.searspartsdirect.com/product/3tkkof0smn-0026-363/id-we11m23